Probate claims: Caution advised when ‘assisting’ litigants in person

The most recent appeal in Rea v Rea has lessons on the procedure to be adopted in helping unrepresented parties present their case at trial in probate claims, a scenario which is becoming more and more common. Lewis Addison explains The judges considered the error made was such that a retrial was necessary, even though …
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Cases Referenced

  • Rea & ors v Rea [2022] EWCA Civ 195